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Arcadia officials endorsed federal engineers taking the next step in their planning of flood works for the city, but made it clear the city was not fully committing to the project. The city’s letter, approved by the council last Wednesday, encourages a division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Clifford Tyson dressed in his Sir Redd Dogg attire to deliver groceries and supplies to residents of the Minneapolis neighborhood in which he grew up. (Submitted photo)

Pain. It wasn’t his neck that the police officer’s knee was on. He wasn’t the one who lost his life and he didn’t personally know George Floyd. But when Clifford Tyson heard about and saw what happened, Pain is what he felt. “Just so much pain,” Tyson said. “Why does this keep on happening? What...
The Arcadia city council has approved making on offer on an as-yet-undisclosed property that would serve as a new city hall. After an hour closed session Monday, the council unanimously voted to offer an unspecified amount and terms for the property. Mayor Rob Reichwein said there appears to be...
Arcadia officials are scheduled to reconsider their previous decision to not rent shelters in city parks this summer because of concerns about COVID-19. The council at its next regular meeting of June 17 will take a second look at whether the shelters can be safely used. The council previously...
County businesses reeling from the COVID-19 lockdown are still confused about how to reopen and could benefit from formal county guidance. “To say a lot of businesses are struggling is an understatement,” Rob Grover, director of economic development and tourism told the committee overseeing the...
After June began with a day that didn’t have any new COVID-19 cases in Trempealeau County, the rest of the week showed a drastic climb with 16 new cases, according to the Trempealeau County Health Department. Last week was the first week with multiple days in which no new cases were reported since...
A Galesville man who was arrestedon a murder accusation was released without charges last week. John Rieple was booked into Hennepin County Jail at approximately 2 a.m. on May 28, but was released on June 1 without any charges being filed. The official reason for Rieple’s release was because people...
The number of positive COVID-19 tests continued to increase last week with seven more to finish the month of May with 26 positive tests, 11 of which are people residing in the Arcadia area.  While the Trempealeau County Health Department has declined to release data regarding the positive tests. An...
The county’s district attorney, clerk, treasurer and register of deeds all filed nominating papers by Monday’s deadline. As of late Monday only the incumbents, clerk Paul Syverson, treasurer Lauri Halama and register of deeds Rose Ottum, had turned in their completed petitions. District Attorney...
After alleging leading a sheriff’s deputy on a chase in Trempealeau while driving a van pulling a boat, an Oak Creek, Wisconsin, man was arrested for his sixth driving while intoxicated charge. Trempealeau police report that at 2:30 a.m. on May 24, an officer stopped to check a van illegally parked...

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